When giving the benchmark tests in my school district, the only direction the teacher can give to the second-grade students on each question is -- "Read the question to yourself and select the best answer." This PowerPoint can be used to prepare
This PowerPoint has 54 of the common synonyms students should know and be able to read by second grade. It's a good introduction for first grade and a good review for third grade. The animation is "fly in" for the first word and its synonym is one
Similar to using flashcards, these 72 pairs of words show students how the Magic "e" changes the vowel sound from short to long. Good introduction for grade 1, good practice for grade 2, and good review for grade 3.
This PowerPoint consists of a list of words (flashcard-style) for students to practice the th, wh, sh, & ch (tch) digraphs. It could be introduced at the end of the year in 1st grade, practiced in 2nd grade, and reviewed in 3rd grade.
This PowerPoint has 54 of the common antonyms students should know and be able to read by second grade. It's a good introduction for first grade and a good review for third grade. The animation is "fly in" for the first word and its antonym is one
Included in this PowerPoint are some of the words that give my 2nd-grade students difficulty. Also included are two slides for students to determine number of syllables. This works well on the SmartBoard for a quick daily/weekly review.
This PowerPoint includes the high frequency words + that go with the Houghton Mifflin second-grade series "Adventures" and "Delights" -- flashcard style. Quick and easy way to practice words the students should know.
This PowerPoint includes many of the compound words used by primary students. It will help students see how two words joint to form a new word and how looking at the two smaller words will help in determining the meaning of the compound word.
L.2.1a This is a short 14-sentence assessment that can be used after teaching collective nouns using my PowerPoint with the same name.
The students will bubble the sentence if there is a collective noun in it. Then the students will circle the